17 janvier 2018

Piégés par des faux diplômes, des milliers d’Américains veulent effacer leur dette

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "etudiant.lefigaro"Quelque 95.000 dossiers d’annulation de dettes étudiantes sont en souffrance au ministère de l’Éducation. Ces personnes ont contracté des prêts de plusieurs milliers de dollars pour s’offrir des «universités à but lucratif» dont les diplômes n’ont que peu de valeur. Plus...

Posté par pcassuto à 12:35 - - Permalien [#]


Malgré la légalisation, le cannabis reste interdit sur les campus californiens

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "etudiant.lefigaro"Si la loi autorisant la vente de cannabis à usage récréatif est entrée en vigueur ce 1er janvier 2018, les universités californiennes rappellent à leurs étudiants que la marijuana est toujours interdite sur leurs campus. Plus...

Posté par pcassuto à 12:34 - - Permalien [#]

Alberta PSE News

By Alex Usher. It’s been awhile since we’ve taken a policy tour out west, but it’s time I think to take a look at what’s going on in Alberta, where the NDP government is past its midpoint and starting to work towards an election in 2019. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 01:16 - - Permalien [#]

The MSU, Detroit link: A pipeline connected through education

University Business Magazine logoDetroit is Michigan’s largest city, and East Lansing is home to its largest university. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 00:34 - - Permalien [#]

Fla. Senate says yes to more help for college students

University Business Magazine logoThe Florida Senate on Thursday voted unanimously to permanently expand Bright Futures merit scholarships for some 94,000 university and college students. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 00:30 - - Permalien [#]


Recruiting threatened amid 'billion-dollar budget problem'

University Business Magazine logoWe’re all familiar with that age-old saying, “Time is money.” But for LSU—and Louisiana—time doesn’t just mean money. It means talent. The longer we wait to address our state’s billion-dollar budget problem and provide Louisiana’s universities with the stability necessary to attract top-notch students from across the state and the nation, the more likely it is that we lose them to another state. And once they’re gone, it is unlikely that we will get them back. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 00:26 - - Permalien [#]

S.C. higher ed chairman urges universities to 'rightsize'

University Business Magazine logoSouth Carolina's public colleges and universities are spending too much money and must "rightsize" to lower costs, the chairman of the state Commission on Higher Education said Thursday night. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 00:01 - - Permalien [#]

16 janvier 2018

Feds: Columbia U. affiliate’s financial aid exec took bribes

University Business Magazine logoA former official at Columbia University’s Teachers College pocketed at least $350,000 by carrying out a decades-long scheme that dished out hundreds of thousands of dollars in financial aid in exchange for kickbacks from three students, authorities said Thursday. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 23:59 - - Permalien [#]

What college freshman retention rates miss when measuring student success

University Business Magazine logoWhen the national averages for freshman retention rates at public schools sits around 64 percent and private schools hover around 70 percent, there’s clearly room for improvement in ensuring students return to campus the following fall. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 23:57 - - Permalien [#]

Bezos Gives $33 Million for Scholarships for Dreamers

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, made a $33 million gift to the TheDream.US for college scholarships for immigrants who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children, known as Dreamers. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 21:30 - - Permalien [#]